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A Minor Brew Hut Fiasco: Turds

Participants: Anita, Devlin, the tirfor, poop and me On Friday, April 27, Anita (not of the VOC), Devlin and I started off towards to Brew Hut with the heaviest post hole digger I could find and a couple buckets labelled … Continue reading

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Harrison Hut Winter Swimming Trip

Nick Hindley, Duncan Pawson, Tobias Huxol, Jack McCutchan — 17-21 February 2018 Photos: All the good ones are probably Nick’s I was back for my second season in British Columbia, Canada, to do as much backcountry skiing as I could … Continue reading

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Snowspider Hut – and my first VOC trip

After seeing that the weather forecast was not going to be suitable for the Squamish-Cheakamus traverse we decided to try to go into Snowspider Hut via Vantage Col. However, in the days leading up to the weekend the avalanche forecast … Continue reading

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Car unsticking trip

Seeing as the weather was so nice, a group of 12ish VOCers decided to spend the weekend up at the Joffre Lakes parking lot unsticking cars. There’s a lot to say about this particular parking lot. Even though half of … Continue reading

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A.O.Wheeler Hut

We went to A.O. Wheeler Hut in Glacier National Park to meet friends and to go skiing. We left on Friday afternoon and arrived at the trailhead at about 11:00. The hut was close to the highway, so it didn’t … Continue reading

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Winter Camping at Fat Dog

(trip report by Sarah Mitchell) Despite the strange trail name this trip was super fun including lots of rainy snow, cool mystical views of cloudy mountains, and most importantly – our top-notch snow fort kitchen. We started the day (after … Continue reading

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Pinecone Burke Traverse August 2017

I know, I know, it’s late. This trip happened in August, we wrote the VOCJ article in December, and we still haven’t posted it as a trip report. But here it is, at last—and with lots of extra pictures! Richard … Continue reading

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Joint Exec Meeting 2018 April 04

Why would somebody want to post a trip report about a meeting? So that our Members can find out what happens in the realm of the Exec, in case somebody wants to be Exec next year. The meeting is typically … Continue reading

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Oreos for breakfast – Daughter of ice 2018

Before I arrived in Vancouver in August it was inconceivable to me that I would ever enjoy climbing, but soon enough my roommate convinced me to give it a try. Next thing I knew, I was in a car headed … Continue reading

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Solitude at Skook? Mar 27

This trip was originally supposed to go to Keyhole Hot Spring just before the Authorities invoked the bear closure on April 01, but Josi had to fit in a trip to Oregon before she flies back to Germany on the … Continue reading

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